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JBS Highlights 1/29 - 2/4: Bob Dylan's Jewish Roots, Mike Burstyn & Friends-Elon Gold, In the Spotlight-Bad Jews, Yad Vashem Memorial,

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

PROGRAMS

Mike Burstyn & Friends: Elon Gold

Mike speaks with long time friend, stand-up comedian Elon Gold, who discusses his personal experiences with antisemitism, being Modern Orthodox in show business, and his love of Shabbat, Israel, and for his friend Mike. Sunday - 7:30pm & 2:30am Wednesday - 7:30am & 2:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

In the Spotlight: Emily Tamkin

Abigail Pogrebin is joined by Emily Tamkin (Senior Editor-US, The New Statesman) who discusses Bad Jews: A History of American Jewish Politics and Identities, her new book in which she examines the evolution of Jewishness throughout American history to make the case against a term that weaponizes members of the community against each other or themselves. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 2:00am Saturday - 10:30pm

Bob Dylan’s Jewish Roots

Author Louie Kemp describes growing up Jewish and attending Jewish camp with his childhood friend, Bobby Zimmerman, the iconic singer/songwriter known internationally as Bob Dylan. A conversation with Cantor Daniel Singer from the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 2:00am & 1:00pm Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 7:00pm

Yad Vashem - Holocaust Memorial

Holocaust victims are remembered by founder of the first Holocaust Memorial Gallery in the Arabic world, Ahmad Obeid al-Mansuri, Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff, and Chairperson of the Center Organizations of Holocaust Survivors in Israel, Colette Avital. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 1:00am & 11:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

In The News: Israel Update

Danny Ayalon, columnist, politician and former Ambassador of Israel to the US, discusses the current political reality in Israel, the proposed legal reforms and the subsequent backlash in Israeli and international public opinion. With Shahar Azani. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News (ITN):Jewish Response to Mass Shootings

Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, discusses efforts to prevent gun violence, advocate for gun control and the Jewish value of the sanctity of life. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians that has recently turned violent in Jenin. Micah Halpern explains why it happened and predicts if the violence will continue, and if it will spread. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Jerome Marcus

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin speaks with legal expert Jerome Marcus about the almost unlimited power that the Israeli Supreme Court has seized, and the controversy over plans to reform Israel’s judiciary. Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 2:00am & 10:00am

Good Week Israel: Prehistoric Eggs and Holy Land Vintner

Israel uncovers prehistoric ostrich eggs in the Negev desert that could feed a village, see the Israeli additions to the Netflix catalog and meet an expert Holy Land Vintner. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Linda Hooper

Founder of the Paper Clips Project and the Whitwelll Middle School Principal, Linda Hooper, discuses the origins and the impact of the Holocaust memorial project she began with her students that snowballed into a global cause. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon

Dachau Album

One of the most important Holocaust artifacts found since World War II, the Dachau Album is a recently discovered treasure, containing artwork and photographs. National Director of the project Avi Hoffman shares the story of the album and its impact on the Jewish world can be. Today (Sunday) 6:00pm Monday - 3:00pm

Stuart Weinblatt

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt, author of Living In The Shadow of Death, describes his experience with cancer and discusses the Jewish tradition’s understanding of prayer and the power of community in the healing process. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Jewish New York

*Historians Deborah Dash Moore (University of Michigan) and Jeffrey Gurock (Yeshiva University) discuss the history of New York City and of the Jews as chronicled in their book, Jews of New York: The Remarkable Story of A City and A People. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm *

Nitsana Darshan-Leitner

The founding director of Shurat HaDin (Israeli Law Center) Nitsana Darshan-Leitner explains how she uses the legal system to fight those who are financially involved in terrorism (banks) and to win compensation for victims. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday – 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Adam's Sin

*The rabbinic explanation for why Adam and Eve were sent from the Garden of Eden (and why Judaism does not view it as the fall of man), and whom Adam and Eve actually look like. Today (Sunday) - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm *

Talmud Study: In Self Defense

The Talmud's approach to a person's obligation to defend oneself, including the notion of justifiable homicide Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Guns and Moses

While the Second Amendment of the US Constitution protects the right to bear arms, what is the Jewish view on weapons, war, and self-defense? Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights 1/22- 28: Music, Memory and More for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, In the Spotlight-Mohammad Majadleh

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

PROGRAMS

Eye on Israel: Mohammad Majadleh

Shahar Azani meets with political pundit, media analyst and Senior Reporter on Israel’s Channel 12 News, Mohammad Majadleh, who discusses Israel’s recent elections and developments in Arab Israeli politics and society, on this special program from Israel. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 2:30pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Yom Hashoah Again and Again

Rabbi Hirsch reminds his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue that throughout history the Jewish people have chosen life, and that the tradition demands that we combat humanity’s evil impulses and instill the values of tolerance, compassion, respect and freedom. Tuesday - 7:00pm Thursday 9:40am Friday - 4:30am

Central Synagogue: Voices of the Holocaust

Central Synagogue hosts the world premiere of composer Michael Shapiro’s "VOICES" of the Holocaust, a concert based on Sephardic poetry of the Shoah, featuring Cantor Daniel Mutlu (Central Synagogue), Ember Choral Arts and the American Music Ensemble, conducted by Deborah Simpkin King. Tuesday- 7:30pm Wednesday - 1:30am & 1:30pm Friday - 8:30pm Saturday - 4:30am

FIDF Live: Holocaust Remembrance

Surrounded by his lone soldier granddaughter, other IDF soldiers and host Joel Chasnoff, survivor Ariel Cohen recounts his harrowing experiences from the war and shares music and memory in a special episode of FIDF Live for Holocaust Remembrance. Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday - 2:00am & 10:20am Saturday - 7:30pm

Kristallnacht Commemoration (Iona)

Rafael Medoff, noted historian, author and lecturer, analyzes President Roosevelt’s response to Kristallnacht and what the U.S. could have possibly done to help the Jews, during a commemoration from Iona University and the Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 1:00am & 11:00am Friday - 2:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

The Shoah: Dani Dayan

Just ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Chairman of Yad Vashem Dani Dayan discusses the need to educate about the Holocaust and combat rising antisemitism, and the new exhibit he is opening at the UN called “Book of Names,” which aims to do both. With Teisha Bader. Thursday - 7:30pm Friday - 11:00am

In The News: Danny Ayalon with Shahar Azani

Danny Ayalon, columnist, politician and former Ambassador of Israel to the US, discusses the current political reality in Israel, the proposed legal reforms and the subsequent backlash in Israeli and international public opinion. With Shahar Azani. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS Journalist Micah Halpern

"Religion, Politics, and Corruption In Israel: this combination is a recipe for disaster. How did it emerge, and why does it continue?" Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Josh Hammer

*Jonathan Tobin speaks with Newsweek opinion editor Josh Hammer about the war in Ukraine, how the Russia collusion hoax has influenced American opinion, President Zelenskyy’s Holocaust comments, the pressure campaign to force Israel to join the war and more. Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 1:00am & 10:00am *

Good Week Israel: Cancer Cure, Orthodox Christmas and Jewish Nobel A look at a potential cure for cancer with incredible results in clinical trials in Israel, Orthodox Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem, and the winners of the 2023 Genesis Prize – aka the Jewish Nobel – finally named. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Joseph Malovany

Senior Cantor Emeritus of Fifth Avenue Synagogue in New York City, Joseph Malovany reflects upon the way in which Eastern European countries are seeking reconciliation after the Holocaust and describes his participation in a ceremony commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon & 6:00pm

Symposium on US-Israel Relations

Mort Klein (President, ZOA), Caroline Glick (Senior Contributing Editor, JNS.ORG), Eric Yoffie (President Emeritus, URJ) and Laura E. Adkins (Opinion Editor, Forward) examine President Biden’s relationship to Israel and the current ability of American Jewish leadership to advocate effectively for the Jewish state. Monday - 3:00pm

Eugene Aryeh Lebovitz

Eugene Aryeh Lebovitz, commander of troops in Haifa during the 1947 War of Independence, reminisces about his survival at Auschwitz, his running the British blockade, and his ongoing work on behalf of Israel and Jewish life. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Moshe Avital

*Moshe Avital, who survived Auschwitz and Buchenwald to become one of the “Children of Buchenwald” (a ship which ran the British blockade of Palestine), describes his journey and his fighting with the Haganah in the War of Independence. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm *

Dachau Album

One of the most important Holocaust artifacts found since World War II, the Dachau Album is a treasure containing artwork and photographs. National Director of the project Avi Hoffman shares the story of the album and its impact on the Jewish world can be. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Linda Hooper

Founder of the Paper Clips Project and the Whitwelll Middle School Principal, Linda Hooper, discuses the origins and the impact of the Holocaust memorial project she began with her students that snowballed into a global cause. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Talmud: Human Nature

Learn what the rabbis teach about the "selfish" drives within each human being, and their unique perspective on "Human Nature" Today (Sunday) - 10:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 1:00pm

Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website

Hebrew: Lesson 25

Reading and understanding two new Hebrew words that are found in many Jewish blessings Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: God or Man?

As Jews read Parashat Noach, Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores how the Talmud (Kesuvos Daf Lamed) views tragedies as being in the hands of Heaven or in the hands of human beings Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Morality In The Shoah

Rabbi Becher reviews Talmudic examples of how one maintains moral integrity and Jewish identity in extreme circumstances. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights 1/15 - 1/21: Celebrating MLK, ADL-David Schwimmer, Benjamin Anthony-Rise of Jew-Hatred, In the Spotlight-Jason Kander, Robert Siegel-Crime in America

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

PROGRAMS

Antisemitism and Anti-Black Racism

Preacher and bestselling author Michael Eric Dyson (Unequal: A Story of America) and actor David Schwimmer (Friends) discuss the historically close connection of blacks and Jews, and the importance of unity between the communities, with ADL CEO and National Director Jonathan Greenblatt. Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 2:30am & 11:30am Wednesday - 5:30am Thursday - 2:30pm

In the Spotlight: Jason Kander

Abigail Pogrebin is joined by political wunderkind and former army intelligence officer Jason Kander to discuss Invisible Storm, his haunting second memoir that chronicles his struggles with PTSD from service in Afghanistan and his journey to hope and healing. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Friday - 2:00am

Benjamin Anthony: Dangerous Rise of Jew-Hatred

MirYam Institute Co-Founder Benjamin Anthony recounts his experiences as a British Jew and IDF soldier, describes similarities he sees between Jew-hatred in the US and his life growing up in the UK, and urges American Jewry to stand up to bigotry. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 11:00am

Robert Siegel: Crime In America

Robert Siegel looks at the recent uptick of violent crime in this country and asks what law enforcement can or should do to address the problem, with panelists Ray Kelly (Former New York City Police Commissioner), Richard Berk (Emeritus Professor of Criminology & Statistics, University of Pennsylvania), Rosa Brooks (Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law & Politics, Georgetown University Law Center), Chuck Wexler (Executive Director, Police Executive Research Forum. A program of the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 2:00am & 11:00am Friday - 1:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

JPC Briefing: New Israeli Government

Merav Michaeli, Member of Knesset and leader of the Labor Party, discusses the challenges of the new Israeli government, the justice reform and continuous struggles with the coalition. With Talia Dekel-Fleissig (Senior VP, Jerusalem Press Club) Sunday - 5:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

Micah discusses how there have been numerous rightwing⁠—even extremist⁠—governments in Israel. Begin, Shamir, Sharon⁠ — Diaspora Jewry responded to them ⁠— there might be lessons to be learned from the past. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Good Week Israel: Aerial Defenses, Dead Sea Caves and Ofra Haza Israel updates its aerial defenses, Journalists receive a rare glimpse into biblical history on an exclusive tour of the caves along the Dead Sea and an Israeli icon is named as one of Rolling Stones magazine’s top singers of all time. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Elie Abadie - Part 2

Co-President of “Justice for Jews from Arab Countries” (JJAC), Rabbi Elie Abadie (Manhattan East Synagogue), describes his ties to Israel and discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a Sephardic Jewish perspective. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Clarence Jones

Martin Luther King Jr.'s attorney and confidant, Clarence Jones, describes how the Jewish community made the civil rights movement possible, condemns Black antisemitism, and calls upon the Palestinians to renounce terrorism as a precondition for peace. Sunday - 6:00 pm Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Chloe Valdary

Former brand Ambassador for Jerusalem U, Chloe Valdary, a black Christian activist, describes how she came to be an ardent defender of Israel and suggests the best way for the Jewish community to respond to the BDS Movement. Monday - 3:00pm

Josh Warhit

Josh Warhit, who made Aliyah and served Israel as a “Lone Soldier” (no relatives in Israel), describes the ethic of the IDF he experienced serving at the Lebanese Border and on the West Bank, and fighting in the Gaza War of 2014 Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Symposium on US-Israel Relations

Mort Klein (President, ZOA), Caroline Glick (Senior Contributing Editor, JNS.ORG), Eric Yoffie (President Emeritus, URJ) and Laura E. Adkins (Opinion Editor, Forward) examine President Biden’s relationship to Israel and the current ability of American Jewish leadership to advocate effectively for the Jewish state. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm

Cantor Joseph Malovany

Cantor Joseph Malovany reflects upon the way in which Eastern European countries are seeking reconciliation after the Holocaust and describes his participation in a ceremony commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Sex in Judaism

Human sexuality in the Jewish tradition is reviewed in an ongoing study of the story of the Garden of Eden, including the rabbinic view of female sexuality, birth control, and the day most appropriate for sexual relations. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 1:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 24

A thorough vocabulary review is conducted on this episode of From the Aleph Bet Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm

Talmud Study: Doing What Is Right!

The Talmudic principle of doing what is right regardless of the consequences is covered by Rabbi Mordechai Becher in a lesson entitled "Truth or Consequences?" Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Alternative Therapies

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the position of Jewish Halacha on the issue of Alternative Therapies, using various rabbinical opinions, scripture, and scientific anecdotes to come to reasonable, common-sense conclusions about what kinds of Alternative Therapies may be advisable or inadvisable in general, and appropriate or inappropriate under Jewish law, specifically. Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights 1/8-14: Reconciling Irreconcilable Differences; In the Spotlight-Book of Revolutions; Rabbi Hirsch-Seasonal Moods; ADL-International Leaders

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Programs

In the Spotlight: Edward Feld

Rabbi and author Edward Feld joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss The Book of Revolutions, his epic saga that presents the Torah as an emblem of pluralistic belief born of revolutionary moments that preserved spiritual realities and continue to speak to us today. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:30pm

Rabbi Hirsch: Seasonal Moods

Pondering the meaning of life and passage of time, Rabbi Hirsch describes the connection between Jacob and Chanukah in the Jewish tradition, and reminds his congregation of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue that we are not alone, but rather “in the bloodstream of Jewish existence.” Tuesday - 7:00pm Wednesday - 2:30am & 9:30am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Reconciling Irreconcilable Differences - Legal & Moral Challenges

In a program from Iona University’s “Shared Roots, Divergent Paths" series, the fundamental resources of the Jewish and Christian traditions that equip us to explore the key moral and legal issues that can and do impact the lives of all citizens, whether religiously believing or not, are discussed by Kevin Glauber (Manhattan College) and Yehezkel Landau (Landau Interfaith). Tuesday- 7:30pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 1:30pm Friday - 1:30pm Saturday - 4:30am

ADL Never Is Now: International Leaders

Remarks from Marie van der Zyl (President, Board of Deputies of British Jews), Fernando Lottenberg (OAS Commissioner to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism) and Boris Lozhkin (President, Jewish Confederation of Ukraine) during ADL Never Is Now Monday - 8:30pm Tuesday - 2:30am & 11:30am Wednesday - 5:30am Thursday - 2:00pm Saturday - 10:30pm

NEWS & ANALYSIS

Jerusalem Press Club Briefing: Simcha Rothman

Talia Dekel-Fleissig, Senior VP at the Jerusalem Press Club, speaks with Simcha Rothman, Member of the Knesset for the Religious Zionist Party, about the newly formed Israeli government, upcoming acts of legislation and its stakes of survival. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

JPC Briefing: New Israeli Government

*Merav Michaeli, Member of Knesset and leader of the Labor Party, discusses the challenges of the new Israeli government, the justice reform and continuous struggles with the coalition. With Talia Dekel-Fleissig (Senior VP, Jerusalem Press Club) Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm *

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses how we spill much ink discussing Jewish divisions and divisiveness. That speaks well for us…through all the internal conflict, Jews are still united, not divided, where it counts most. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Good Week Israel: Flying Vehicles and Drone Technology

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? An Israeli startup in flying vehicles, a look at Israel’s one-of-a-kind rainforest, Israeli innovation and what makes Israel a global leader in drone technology are all stories this week. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Top Story: Hoenlein - Israel's New Government

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin speaks with Malcolm Hoenlein, vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, about the uproar over Israel’s new government and the surge in antisemitism. Thursday - 8:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 10:00am Thursday - 8:00pm Friday – 1:00am & 10:00am

On L’Chayim

Cast of Shtisel

Three stars of the hit Israeli series Shtisel -- Michael Aloni (Kive), Dov Glickman (Shulem) and Neta Riskin (Giti) -- speak about their Jewish backgrounds and how playing Chasidic Jews may have changed their Jewish identity Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Timna Park in Israel

David Chudnow describes how his father Avrum (z”l) conceived of and created a national park in the Sinai Dessert, and Professor Erez Ben-Yosef (Tel Aviv University) discusses the remarkable finds at the park’s copper mines dating back to the Iron Age.
Sunday - 6:00 pm Monday - 3:00pm

Kenneth Levin - Oslo Syndrome

Historian and psychiatrist Kenneth Levin suggests why some American Jews are anti- Israel as a means of feeling more comfortable and accepted in a non-Jewish society, similar to the pattern described in his book The Oslo Syndrome. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Elie Abadie (Part 1)

Rabbi Elie Abadie, formerly of Manhattan East Synagogue and currently of the Jewish Council of the Emirates as well as the Association of Gulf Jewish Communities, discusses the challenges of promoting Sephardic Jewish culture on the American Jewish scene. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Elie Abadie (Part 2)

Rabbi Abadie describes his ties to Israel and discusses the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from a Sephardic Jewish perspective. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Thursday - 3:00pm

Chloe Valdary

Former brand Ambassador for Jerusalem U, Chloe Valdary, a black Christian activist, describes how she came to be an ardent defender of Israel and suggests the best way for the Jewish community to respond to the BDS Movement. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIES

Original Sin

In the study of the Creation (Gen. 3), learn how classical Christianity interpreted the Adam & Eve story, and how their eating the forbidden fruit became the Original Sin and shaped western views of sexuality. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website, jbstv.org

Hebrew: Lesson 23

Breaking simple and complicated Hebrew words into syllables Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher

Sunday & Tuesday Mornings at 9am ET Wednesday & Thursday Evenings at 7pm ET

Talmud Study: Mine! It's All Mine!

The litigation of property claims, based on Talmud tractate Baba Metzia (the "middle gate" of three on financial and business ethics), is explained by Rabbi Mordechai Becher on this episode of "Dimensions of the Daf". Sunday - 9:00am Monday - 4:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Let The Sun Shine In

How the Talmud encourages us to enjoy life and the world Sunday - 9:30am Monday - 4:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights 1/1/2023- 1/7/2023: Two-State Solution vs Confederation, Alma Research Center, Significant Other, ADL-Preparing for Threats

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

PROGRAMS

Eye on Israel: Alma Research Center

Sarit Zehavi, Founder and CEO of the Alma Research and Education Center, an organization dedicated to researching the security challenges on Israel’s northern borders and educating about complexities in the region, discusses her work and her story, with Shahar Azani. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:30am Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:30pm Saturday - 10:30pm

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Significant Other

Eric is joined by Dana Modan, creator, writer and starring actress of Significant Other, the award-winning Israeli television series about the romantic relationship between two 50-something neighbors in Tel Aviv. Monday - 8:30pm Tuesday - 2:30am & 11:00am Thursday - 7:30pm Saturday - 10:00pm

Preparing for Antisemitic Threats

With antisemitic incidents on the rise, ADL experts and others discuss how to prepare synagogues, Jewish day schools and other institutions against possible threats, and how to work together to protect Jewish communities. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am & 2:00pm

Shalom Hartman Institute: Two-State Solution vs Confederation

In a session from the Shalom Hartman Institute’s Community Leadership program on “Aspirational Zionism,” Shalom Hartman’s Mijal Bitton sits with public opinion expert Dahlia Scheindlin and Israel Policy Forum’s Michael Koplow to debate the political possibilities and moral vision of alternative models for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: the two-state solution versus the confederation Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday - 10:30am

NEWS & ANALYSIS

In the News: Protests in Iran Continue * Karmel Melamed, renowned journalist, speaker and activist, provides an update on the current status of the protests in Iran, the future of a nuclear agreement between Iran and the West, and what lies ahead for the Islamic Republic. With Shahar Azani Sunday - 5:30pm*

Jerusalem Press Briefing: Simcha Rothman

Talia Dekel-Fleissig, Senior VP at the Jerusalem Press Club, speaks with Adv. Simcha Rothman, Member of the Knesset for the Religious Zionist Party, about the newly formed Israeli government, upcoming acts of legislation and its stakes of survival. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: Micah Halpern on “Tensions Between Israel and the U.S”.

Micah discusses the internal Jewish tensions within Israel, the government-to-government tensions between the leaders of Israel and the U.S., as well as formal diplomatic tensions. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Good Week Israel: Christian Chapel Discovered and Promising Startups

This week, Israeli archaeologists uncover a Christian chapel in what is believed to be the burial cave of Salome, newborn Jesus’s nurse; a 97 year old Nazi secretary has been convicted for her role in over 10,500 murders, and Israel’s promising startups? Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

Year In Review 2022

The future of Israeli politics and diaspora support of the Jewish state, rising antisemitism, and the Jewish Person of the Year are among the topics discussed by Eric Yoffie, Steven Bayme, Laura E. Adkins and David Efune in the 2022 Year In Review. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon Today (Sunday) - 6:00 pm Monday - 2:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Timna Park in Israel

David Chudnow describes how his father Avrum (z”l) conceived and created a national park in the Sinai Dessert, and Prof. Erez Ben-Yosef (Tel Aviv U.) discusses the remarkable finds at the park’s copper mines dating back to the Iron Age.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Chabad Rabbi Eliezrie

Rabbi David Eliezrie, National Chabad Liaison to JFNA and author of The Secret of Chabad, describes what drew him to Chabad and his career as an emissary, and shares his perspective on Chabad philosophy regarding non-Orthodox Jews. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Cast of Shtisel

Three stars of the hit Israeli series Shtisel -- Michael Aloni (Kive), Dov Glickman (Shulem) and Neta Riskin (Giti) -- speak about their Jewish backgrounds and how playing Chasidic Jews may have changed their Jewish identities. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Thursday - 3:00pm

Peter Yarrow

One of America’s greatest musical figures, Peter Yarrow, recalls participating in the civil rights movement in America, describes how the iconic Peter, Paul and Mary trio was created, and sings some of his most famous folk songs. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Friday - 3:00pm

Eating From the Tree

When the Man and Woman first break the commandment not to eat from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 1:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 22

Recognize Hebrew letters that tend to look alike in a complete review of all the Hebrew letters and vowel sounds Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm

Talmud Study: By Your Own Admission

A Talmud lesson based on Gittin 40b, led by Rabbi Mordechai Becher. Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Study Party

In celebration of "Siyum Hashas," concluding the 7.5 year study cycle of the entire Talmud, Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains the meaning behind the celebration. Sunday - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

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SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

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JBS Highlights 12/25 -12/31:2022: Year In Review, In Memoriam, Mike Burstyn & Friends-Norman Lear, Comedy for Peace, In the Spotlight-Reclaiming Our Story, ADL-Anti-Zionism & Antisemitism

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

PROGRAMS

L’Chayim Roundtable: Year In Review 2022

The future of Israeli politics and diaspora support of the Jewish state; the players and factors contributing to rising antisemitism; and the Jewish Person of the Year, are among the topics explored by Eric Yoffie (President Emeritus, URJ), Steven Bayme (Historian and Essayist), Laura E. Adkins (Opinion Editor, Forward), and Dovid Efune (Chairman and Publisher, New York Sun) in this roundtable discussion on key events from the Jewish year. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 2:00pm

Mike Burstyn & Friends: Norman Lear

In the JBS premiere of Mike Burstyn & Friends, a series hosted by actor Mike Burstyn, Mike is joined by iconic television creator Norman Lear, who reminisces about his bar- mitzvah, discusses his own brand of Judaism, his love of Shabbat, his inspiration for All in the Family, and reflects on his 40-year friendship with Mike. Sunday - 7:30pm Monday - 1:00am & 11:30am Tuesday - 2:30am Wednesday - 2:00pm Thursday - 2:00am Saturday - 4:30pm

In the Spotlight: Ben M. Freeman

Abigail Pogrebin is joined by world-renowned educator Ben M. Freeman, who discusses his seminal manifesto of the modern Jewish Pride movement, Reclaiming our Story, which explores the long history of internalized Jew-hate and inspires Jews to move from prejudice to pride. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 2:30am Friday - 2:30pm

Comedy for Peace: Honoring Sharaka

Jewish and Muslim stand-up comedians perform side-by-side at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles for a night of humor held in honor of Sharaka, a global interfaith organization that works with the Arab world and Israel to foster peace and promote dialogue Tuesday- 7:30pm Wednesday - 2:00am & 2:30pm Thursday - 2:30am Friday - 10:00pm Saturday - 5:30am

ADL Never Is Now: Anti-Zionism & Antisemitism

Unpack the differences and the overlap between the concepts of anti-Israel, anti-Zionism and antisemitism, and discover tactics to identity these kinds of hate as well as strategies to fight them, with panelists Shaya Lerner (ADL), Matt Berger (Foundation to Combat Antisemitism), Marie Van Der Zyl (Board of Deputies of British Jews), Meredith Weisel (ADL). Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am Thursday - 5:00am & 2:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

In Memoriam 2022

A moment of memory devoted to major Jewish figures who passed away in 2022 including A.B. Yehoshua, Uri Savir, James Caan, Madeleine Albright, Gilbert Gottfried and others. Thursday - 7:30pm Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 5:00am & 4:00pm

In The News: Nissim Black and Shine a Light

Hasidic rapper Nissim Black discusses collaborating with American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic for Chanukah and performing in Times Square for “Shine a Light,” a menorah lighting event intended to shine light on antisemitism, led by Jewish organizations including UJA whose Hindy Poupko comments. Sunday - 5:30pm

*In The News (ITN): Protests in Iran Continue *

Karmel Melamed, renown journalist, speaker and activist, provides an update on the current status of the protests in Iran, the future of a nuclear agreement between Iran and the West, and what lies ahead for the Islamic Republic. With Shahar Azani Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud:

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses "History in the Making: A look at the events (especially the small events) that occurred this year that will probably have a huge impact in the future" Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

Top Story with Jonathan Tobin: Thane Rosenbaum

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin speaks with legal expert and author Thane Rosenbaum about how to defend free speech while also pushing back against antisemitism, and other ideas from Rosenbaum’s book Saving Free Speech…From Itself Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 2:00am & 10:00am Saturday - 8:30pm

Good Week Israel: Google and Israel’s Reichman University

Aaron Poris takes a look at an incredible new partnership between Google and Israel’s Reichman University, archaeologists making an historic discovery near the dead sea and more. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Rob Mathes

Grammy Award Winning composer/arranger/conductor/singer Rob Mathes discusses his musical journey, writing Chanukah songs for his annual Holiday Concert at SUNY Purchase, and sings “Light In The Window” and with his daughter Sarah.
Sunday - 12:00 Noon Sunday - 6:00 pm

Gil Hovav

Israeli celebrity chef, culinary journalist, author and TV personality Gil Hovav discusses his Jerusalem family background and his work in Israeli culinary arts and media. Monday - 3:00pm

Rabbi Joe Potasnik

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, author of Just Give Me A Minute: Insights from the Radio Rabbi, discusses his career as Executive Vice President of the NY Board of Rabbis and Chaplain of the FDNY, including his experience of 9/11 and his interfaith work.
Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Tuvia Tenenbom

Journalist Tuvia Tenenbom discusses his break from his ultra-Orthodox childhood in B'nei B'rak, and the upsetting realities he chronicles in his book "Catch The Jew!” Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Ken Spiro

Aish HaTorah lecturer and author Ken Spiro (“World Perfect” and “Destiny”) discusses antisemitism as anti-Zionism, American Jewry and today’s Democratic party, and the core values of Jewish idealism.
Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Peter Yarrow

One of America’s greatest musical figures, Peter Yarrow, recalls participating in the civil rights movement in America, describes how the iconic "Peter, Paul and Mary" trio was created, and sings some of his most famous folk songs. Saturday - 6:00pm

First Relation

What is the first evil of human existence and what is at the heart of being a complete human being? These are questions addressed in the Jewish reading of Genesis Chapter 2 in an ongoing study of Jewish values. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 1:00pm

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Hebrew: Lesson 21

New vowel sounds and rules of the Sh'vah are taught on this lesson Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Dreams in Judaism

How the Jewish tradition views the importance of "dreams," and whether they are God's way of communicating Sunday - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

On Treating Gentiles

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses what the Torah, Talmud, and various rabbinical sources teach about the relationship between Jews and Gentiles, and the Jews' responsibility to other peoples of the world.
Sunday - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

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REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights Dec 18- 24th: Celebrate Chanukah, Hampton Holiday Concert, In the Spotlight-Yair Rosenberg, Erasing the Hate, ADL-Campus Antisemitism

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

PROGRAMS

Chabad Chanukah Telethon - LIVE

This year’s Chanukah Telethon from Chabad of Mineola features live musical performances from Kosha Dillz and Shloime Kaufman, magic from Ilan Smith, dance from The Dancing Rabbis, a special live wedding ceremony officiated by Rabbi Anchelle Perl and other surprises for the first night of Chanukah. Sunday - 7:00pm

In the Spotlight: Yair Rosenberg

Yair Rosenberg, a writer covering politics, culture and religion for publications such as The Atlantic, Tablet and The New York Times, discusses his love of music and latest album release, Az Yashir: Songs for Shabbos, a collection of modern melodies for traditional Shabbat songs Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 10:30pm Friday - 2:00am Saturday - 5:00am & 7:30pm

Good Week Israel: Autonomous Vehicles and Iron Beam Defense

This week Aaron Poris takes a look autonomous vehicles hitting the streets, iron beam defense system and Israeli doctors dealing in medical cannabis licenses. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

ADL Never Is Now: Campus Antisemitism

Miriam Elman (Executive Director, Academic Engagement Network) and Jasmine Beroukhim (UCLA Student and President of Bruins for Israel) join moderator Jay Sures (Vice Chairman of UTA and Regent of the University of California) to discuss balancing free speech and inclusion and dealing with antisemitism on college campuses. Tuesday- 7:30pm Wednesday - 2:00am Saturday - 5:30am

The Hampton Synagogue’s Annual Cantorial Concert

Cantor Netanel Hershtik of The Hampton Synagogue and Cantor Tzvi Weiss of the Jerusalem Great Synagogue are the features vocalists during The Hampton Synagogue's 27th Annual Cantorial Concert, this year celebrating the career of pianist and arranger Raymond Goldstein. Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Saturday - 4:00pm

Erasing the Hate - T.M. Garret

*German-American author, activist, lecturer and extremism researcher, T.M. Garret, discusses his work and explains how he became radicalized as a youth in Germany, and how he managed to slowly climb his way out of the self-destructive path on which he found himself, in this conversation with Rabbi Erez Sherman. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 2:00am & 11:00am *

In the News: White House Roundtable

Regarding the recent roundtable on combatting antisemitism held at the White House by Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, Deputy Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, Aaron Keyak, comments on his role as both a participant and as deputy to Amb. Deborah Lipstadt. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Nissim Black and Shine a Light

Hasidic rapper Nissim Black discusses his new video in collaboration with American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic for Chanukah and performing in Times Square for “Shine a Light,” a menorah lighting event intended to shine light on antisemitism, led by Jewish orgs including UJA whose Hindy Poupko comments. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses how the news is an entertainment industry that generally focuses solely on extreme reactions and points of view. Because of this, the viewer gets a skewed sense of reality- just look at the coverage of Israel! Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

Bruce Buck

Former Chairman of the Chelsea Football Club in the UK, Bruce Buck, discusses the Club's initiative "Say No To Antisemitism," and its mission to use the power of sports to help educate fans about the evils of discrimination & antisemitism. Sunday - 12:00 Noon Sunday - 6:00pm

H. Alan Scott - Mormon Convert

Comedian and writer H. Alan Scott discusses the journey that led him from his rigid Mormon upbringing to being a proudly gay Jewish convert, and explains why he always felt he was Jewish. Monday - 3:00pm

Marc Angel

Rabbi Marc Angel, Founding Director of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals and Rabbi Emeritus of the historic Congregation Shearith Israel, the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in NYC, offers his analysis of Jewish life in the 21st century. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Dudu Fisher

One of Israel's greatest performers, Dudu Fisher, describes his father's survival during the Holocaust, his concerns for the State of Israel and his personal journey from prospective dental student to world renowned cantor and star of Les Misérables on Broadway. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Abigail Pogrebin

Author, journalist and host of JBS’s “In the Spotlight,” Abigail Pogrebin reflects on American Jewish life today and reflects on what she learned when she spent a year observing all 18 Jewish holidays, a journey she describes in her book My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Gil Hovav

Israeli celebrity chef, culinary journalist, author and TV personality Gil Hovav discusses his Jerusalem family background and his work in Israeli culinary arts and media. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Rob Mathes

Grammy Award-winning composer/arranger/conductor/singer Rob Mathes discusses his musical journey, the process of composing Chanukah songs for his annual Christmas Concert at SUNY Purchase, and performs “Light In The Window” and with his daughter Sarah.
Saturday - 6:00pm

Chanukah

For the holiday of Chanukah, Rabbi Mark S. Golub discusses the history of the Maccabean triumph over the Syrians in Jerusalem and the adult lessons drawn from the Festival, which have shaped American values regarding ethnic identity. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm
Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

From the Aleph Bet

Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website

Hebrew: Lesson 20 Vocabulary, and a complete review of all Hebrew letters and vowels Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Chanukah

The Talmud's description of Chanukah, and the different theories for why candles are lit for eight nights, are explored in Rabbi Mordechai Becher's special holiday lesson Sunday - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Jewish Heroism

Rabbi Becher uses biblical texts and rabbinic commentary to explore the notion of "heroism" in the Jewish Tradition Sunday - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am Thursday - 7:00pm

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REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

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SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights 12/11 - 12/17: ADL Never Is Now, Jerusalem Press Club, FIDF Live - Lebanese Border, Robert Siegel - What’s New in Washington

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

ADL Never Is Now: State of Hate

ADL CEO and National Director Jonathan Greenblatt discusses the state of hate and antisemitism worldwide, reflects on ADL’s core purpose, and describes the ADL’s current plans to protect the Jewish people through a strategic mix of security and solidarity, Tuesday- 7:30pm Wednesday - 2:00am & 2:30pm Thursday - 1:30am

ADL Never Is Now: After the Midterms

Recorded two days after the midterm elections, panelists Robert Pape (Political Science Professor, University of Chicago) Yolanda Savage-Narva (Assistant Vice President of Racial Equity, URJ) and Oren Segal (Vice President, ADL Center on Extremism) discuss the rise in extremism, risk of political violence and overall threats to democracy in this country. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 5:00am Saturday - 8:00pm

Eye on Israel: Talia Dekel Fleissig (JPC)

Shahar Azani sits with the Vice President of Content at the Jerusalem Press Club (JPC), Talia Dekel Fleissig, who describes the unique role of the JPC, an NGO that works with international media to present the spectrum of issues, speakers, voices and places that Israel has to offer. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Wednesday - 2:30am Friday - 2:30am Saturday - 10:30pm

FIDF LIVE: Lebanese Border

Meet the IDF soldiers who defend the border between Israel and Lebanon, one of the most complex of all the borders that Israel protects, with Muslim, Jewish, Druze and Christian villages all in astoundingly close proximity to each other. Monday - 7:30pm Tuesday - 1:30am & 2:40pm Wednesday - 5:40am Saturday - 5:30am & 10:15pm

Robert Siegel: What’s New in Washington 2023

Robert Siegel unpacks results and uncertainties of the 2022 midterm elections, and looks ahead to the political landscape of 2023, with panelists E.J. Dionne (Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution), Tamara Keith (White House Correspondent, NPR) and John Cassidy (Staff Writer, New Yorker Magazine) Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 2:00am & 11:00am Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

In The News: Israel is Forming a Government

Netanyahu emerged victorious in Israel's 5th elections round. As the Likud Party is forming the next coalition government, Shahar Azani, JBS Senior VP, shares his insights from his recent trip to Israel and analyzes the elections results. With Mark Golub. Sunday - 5:00pm

In The News: White House Roundtable

Regarding the recent roundtable on combatting antisemitism held at the White House by first gentleman Doug Emhoff, Deputy Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, Aaron Keyak, comments on his role as both a participant and as deputy to Amb. Deborah Lipstadt. With Teisha Bader. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Good Week Israel: Pelicans, Winery and Flying in a Drone

A squadron of pelicans swarming thru Israel, a visit to one of Israel’s many beautiful wineries, and a new pilot program for flying in drones, are among the featured stories this week. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Thinking Out Loud : JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses

This week, Micah discusses the ongoing controversy over Trump's dinner with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes. Micah muses that people are never all good or all bad, but sometimes a series of acts define them; yes, Trump moved the Embassy to Jerusalem, but he also dines with antisemites. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

Phyllis Chesler

Bestselling author, scholar and one of the Jewish community’s iconic feminists, Phyllis Chesler discusses her autobiography, A Politically Incorrect Feminist, her rape experience, the betrayal of the American feminist movement and more. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Julie Budd

Cabaret star Julie Budd, who began her career at age 12 in the Catskills, discusses her Jewish identity and her feelings for Israel; and discusses her perspective as a successful performer and her relationship to Frank Sinatra. Sunday - 6:00 pm Monday - 3:00pm

Ehud Diskin

Ehud Diskin, a 7th generation Jerusalemite who served as an IDF commander during the Yom Kippur War and is now a successful businessman, talks about his career and life philosophy. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Bernard-Henri Levy

France's leading Jewish intellectual, journalist and author, Bernard Henri Levy, discusses his own Jewish journey and how he came to write a book about Jewish identity, antisemitism and the Jewish Tradition, The Genius of Judaism. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Symposium on US-Israel Relations

Mort Klein (President, ZOA), Caroline Glick (Senior Contributing and Chief Columnist, Jerusalem Post), Eric Yoffie (President Emeritus, URJ) and Laura E. Adkins (Opinion Editor, Forward) examine President Biden’s relationship to Israel and the current ability of American Jewish leadership to advocate effectively for the Jewish state. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

H. Alan Scott - Mormon Convert

Comedian and writer H. Alan Scott discusses the journey that led him from his rigid Mormon upbringing to being a proudly gay Jewish convert, and explains why he always felt he was Jewish. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

JEWISH STUDIE

First Human Being

Genesis Chapter 2 begins with the creation of a single Adam from the dust of the earth. Where did the dust come from and what color was it? And what lessons are learned from the creation of a single individual? Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 1:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 19

Breaking simple and complicated Hebrew words into syllables Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Seize the Moment or Wait for Better?

Rabbi Mordecai Becher examines Talmudic commentary on doing a mitzvah now versus waiting until later to do an even bigger mitzvah. Sunday - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

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REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

JBS Highlights Dec 4 - 10: ZOA Gala, Intrepid Women, Cinematheque-Tantura, Voices for Truth and Humanity

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

Eric Goldman’s Jewish Cinematheque: Tantura

Director Alon Schwarz joins Eric Goldman to discuss “Tantura,” his documentary that wrestles with Israel’s founding story as it investigates controversial events at the Palestinian village of Tantura in 1948, where survivors claimed to witness a massacre of civilians by Israeli troops. Monday - 7:30pm
Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 2:30am Friday - 5:00am Saturday - 7:00pm

In the Spotlight: Women in Law

Dahlia Lithwick (Senior Legal Correspondent, Slate), joins Abigail Pogrebin to discuss Lady Justice, her book that takes a deep dive into how women lawyers across the country came forward to fight the racism, sexism and xenophobia of the Trump Administration, doubling down on legal redress for everything from the Muslim ban to forced abortions, to the Charlottesville march. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 1:30am & 11:30am Thursday - 2:30pm Friday - 2:00am Saturday - 8:30pm

Rabbi Hirsch: A Tale of Two Elections

In the context of the recent elections in the U.S. and Israel, Rabbi Hirsch discusses the national need to constantly cultivate democracy and guard against the dangers of extremism, and to hold politicians morally accountable for the support and promotion of rhetoric and policies that impact millions of people. Tuesday- 7:00pm & 1:30am Wednesday - 1:30am Thursday - 10:35am Friday - 11:00am Saturday - 4:00pm

Voices for Truth and Humanity (Awards Dinner)

JBS President Mark S. Golub receives an award and champion of the Uyghur people, Prime Minister Salih Hudayar, is honored in this special presentation of highlights from this year’s Voices for Truth and Humanity gala in support of Holocaust education and the fight against all hatred, bigotry and BDS. Tuesday- 8:00pm Wednesday - 11:00am Friday - 2:00pm

Author Discussion Series: Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Feminist icon and author Letty Cottin Pogrebin discusses the Jewish cultural heritage of secrecy for survival which she writes about in her book Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy, with The Hampton Synagogue’s Rabbi Avraham Bronstein. Wednesday - 7:30pm Thursday - 2:00am & 2:00pm Friday - 2:30am Saturday - 5:30am & 7:30pm

Rabbi On The Sidelines: Steve Springer

Veteran Los Angeles Times sports journalist, LA Lakers historian, author of 14 books and committed member of the Jewish community, Steve Springer joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss the world of faith and sports. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:30pm Monday - 2:00am Tuesday - 10:00am Thursday - 5:00am

In the News: Avi Melamed

Avi Melamed, founder of Inside the Middle East Institute and former Israeli Intelligence Official, analyzes recent Palestinian terror against Israel in Jerusalem and beyond, and shares his insights about the Palestinian Authority's future and what lies ahead. Today (Sunday) - 5:30pm

In The News: Israel's Forming a Government (ITN)

Netanyahu emerged victorious in Israel's 5th elections round. As the Likud Party is forming the next coalition government, Shahar Azani, JBS Senior VP, shares his insights from his recent trip to Israel and analyzes the elections results. With Mark Golub Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

ZOA Gala Dinner 2022

The 2022 Annual Dinner of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) in New York City featured award recipients Donald Trump, Jason Greenblatt, Israeli Gen. Amir Aviv, Joseph Lubeck and Ali Meli, with presenters Miri Adelson and Alan Dershowitz. Introductory conversation from Mark S. Golub and Mort Klein.
Thursday - 7:00pm & 1:00am Friday - 3:30am & 1:00pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

This week, Micah discusses the World Cup in Qatar. Tens of thousands of Israelis have traveled there to watch in person and at home almost every Israeli will watch or listen to at least part of a game. But -- Israelis have not been received in Qatar with open arms. Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

The Dershow: Ukraine's Chutzpah

While standing in support of Ukraine, Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz looks at Ukraine's “chutzpah,” addressing things he says should not be excused, including honoring notorious Nazis. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Top Story: Michael Walsh

JNS Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Tobin is joined by critic, historian and novelist Michael Walsh to discuss wokism, the influence of the World Economic Forum and Davos, politics and art, and other ideas from his book, Against The Great Reset. Thursday - 8:00pm Friday - 1:00am & 10:00am

On L’Chayim

David M. Friedman

Trump’s Ambassador to Israel, David M. Friedman, shares his views about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the viability of a two-state solution, the impacts of the Abraham Accords, the embassy move to Jerusalem, and more. Today (Sunday) - 12:00 Noon Today (Sunday) - 6:00 pm Monday - 3:00pm

Phyllis Chesler

Bestselling author, scholar and one of the Jewish community’s iconic feminists, Phyllis Chesler discusses her autobiography A Politically Incorrect Feminist, her rape experience, the betrayal of the American feminist movement and more. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Tuesday - 3:00pm

Israelis Fight BDS

While on a visit to the U.S. to tour college campuses and fight BDS, American-born Israelis Josh Malchman and Kayla Dulin, who each served in the IDF as "Lone Soldiers" (with no family in Israel) discuss their personal journeys and feelings for Israel Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm
Saturday - 6:00pm

David Wolpe

David Wolpe, Senior Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles and author of David:The Divided Heart, discusses his battle with cancer, the purpose of prayer, why faith matters and other aspects of Jewish life today. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Orin Wolf

Broadway producer Orin Wolf discusses his Jewish background, his love of Israel, his philosophy of theater, and the story behind his creating the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2018, “The Band’s Visit.” Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Threefold Blessing

Learn about Shabbat and how the rabbis’ interpretation of the Creation Story's threefold blessing given to human beings in Genesis Chapter 1 suggests a role most people don't normally imagine. Today (Sunday) - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 1:00pm

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Hebrew: Lesson 18

Recognize Hebrew letters that tend to look alike in a complete review of all the Hebrew letters and vowel sounds. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: In Heaven's Hands?

Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses a letter from Rabbi Ovadiah to Maimonides about the Talmudic statement “everything is in the hands of Heaven except for the fear of Heaven.” Today (Sunday) - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Abortion in Judaism

Rabbi Becher describes the Talmudic view of abortion and the way in which the definition of a fetus impacts Jewish Law. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

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FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

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JBS Highlights 11/27 -12/03: L'Chayim with David M. Friedman, Elections Analysis, Likud MK, FIDF- Leadership, Author's Discussion-Jonathan Greenblatt

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

PROGRAMS

L’Chayim: David M. Friedman

David M. Friedman, the former U.S. Ambassador to Israel who made unprecedented diplomatic advances during his leadership under President Trump — including moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, and brokering the Abraham Accords — joins Mark S. Golub to discuss his time in Washington and share his views about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the viability of a two-state solution and much more. Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Eye on Israel: Squadron

Israeli CEO and Col. (res.) Kobi Regev joins Shahar Azani to discuss The Squadron, his training program that promotes personal and organizational excellence and growth through the simulated fighter pilot experience. Monday - 8:00pm
Tuesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 7:30pm & 10:30pm

FIDF Live: Leadership In Combat

From planning and rigorous training, to ethics and teamwork, Joel Chasnoff looks at the many ways IDF soldiers prepare for combat, and explores the facets of leadership involved in the success of an IDF unit. Monday - 8:30pm
Tuesday - 1:30am Thursday - 10:35am

Likud MK Chikli with Benjamin Anthony

Amichai Chikli, an Israeli MK who holds the 14th spot on the Likud list, joins MirYam Institute co-founder Benjamin Anthony for a conversation about his ambitions for the newly elected government, his journey into political life and more. Tuesday- 8:00pm
Wednesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Friday - 2:00pm Saturday - 8:00pm

Author Discussion Series: Jonathan Greenblatt

Jonathan Greenblatt (CEO and National Director, ADL), joins Rabbi Avraham Bronstein to discuss It Could Happen Here, his new book that warns of the potential for antisemitism and systemic violence to continue gathering momentum in the U.S., and offers strategies to combat hate. Wednesday - 7:30pm
Thursday - 1:30am &10:00pm Saturday - 5:30am & 7:30pm

Rabbi On The Sidelines: Elsa Garrison

Elsa Garrison, the first woman to be hired as a sports photographer for Getty Images, joins Rabbi Sherman to discuss the faith it takes to capture not only the best moments in sports, but the reactions that follow. Follow on Twitter @RabbiESherman, Instagram @rabbi_erez_sherman, and Facebook @SinaiTempleLA. Sunday - 7:20pm Tuesday - 2:00am &10:00am Thursday - 5:00am

In the News: Holly Huffnagle

Holly Huffnagle, American Jewish Committee U.S. Director for Combating Antisemitism, weighs in on the monologue delivered by comedian Dave Chappelle on Saturday Night Live that has been criticized for normalizing antisemitic tropes. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In the News: Security Escalation in Israel with Avi Melamed

Avi Melamed, founder of Inside the Middle East Institute and former Israeli Intelligence Official, analyzes recent Palestinian terror against Israel and shares his insights about the Palestinian Authority's future and what lies ahead. With Shahar Azani Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud: JBS journalist Micah Halpern

This week, Micah discusses the alarming uptick in Palestinian terror in Israel- especially in Jerusalem. He asks the difficult question: is this a new Intifada? Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

The Dershow: Why Have Israeli Voters Turned Against the Left?

Harvard Law Professor Emeritus comments on the Israeli election and its implications for the U.S., and discusses the latest trends regarding political learnings and voting patterns in both nations. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

Top Story: Ruthie Blum

JNS editor-in-chief Jonathan Tobin speaks with columnist Ruthie Blum about the fallout from both the Israeli election and the American midterm elections, as well as the prospects for former President Trump in the 2024 presidential race. Thursday - 8:00pm
Friday - 1:00am &10:00am

On L’Chayim

Jeffrey Gurock - Jews & America

Jeffrey Gurock, professor of American Jewish History at Yeshiva University, describes aspects of the Jewish experience in America. Sunday - 12:00 Noon

Letty Cottin Pogrebin - Shanda

Activist, author, feminist icon and co-founder of Ms. magazine, Letty Cottin Pogrebin, discusses the notion of Jewish exceptionalism, and how the experiences of hiding and lying for survival are all part of Jewish heritage, as she describes in her new book, Shanda: A Memoir of Shame and Secrecy Sunday - 6:00 pm Monday - 3:00pm

Steven Weill - FIDF

Steven Weil, CEO of the Friends of the IDF, describes his Jewish background and his perspective on Israel and American Jewish life; and discusses his role with the FIDF without ever having served in the Israeli Defenses Forces. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Chloe Valdary

Former brand Ambassador for Jerusalem U, Chloe Valdary, a black Christian activist, describes how she came to be an ardent defender of Israel and suggests the best way for the Jewish community to respond to the BDS Movement. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Bruce Buck

Former Chairman of the Chelsea Football Club in the UK, Bruce Buck, discusses the Club's initiative "Say No To Antisemitism," and its mission to use the power of sports to help educate fans about the evils of discrimination & antisemitism. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Hebrew: Lesson 17

New vowel sounds and rules of the Sh'vah. Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm

Talmud Study: Marijuana & Jewish Law

Using biblical text and rabbinic commentary, Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Gateways) explores the Jewish understanding of recreational drug use, substance abuse and addiction in ""Marijuana and Jewish Law" on the JBS original series “Dimensions of the Daf.” Sunday - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Heal and Be Healed**

Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer with Gateways, discuses the Jewish perspective on healing and the Jewish Tradition’s emphasis on the value of life. On the JBS original series, “Dimensions of the Daf.”
Sunday - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

*ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm *

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org